CRIME ALERTS & UPDATES

Crime Alerts – January 19 – 25

196 Calls For West Vancouver Police Service Since Last Update

BREAK & ENTER

Break & Enter (Construction Site) – Cypress Park Area

● Suspects entered construction site. Tools & construction materials stolen

Break & Enter (Residential) – Capilano Golf & Country Club Area

● Suspects broke through upper floor primary bedroom balcony window while residents temporarily away

● Multiple rooms targeted. No active alarm at residence

THEFT

Theft of Auto – Upper Ambleside Area

● Unlocked vehicle stolen during overnight hours from open garage. Fob, purse, ID & cash left in vehicle

● Remote tracking on vehicle led to recovery of vehicle. Fob, purse, ID & cash left in vehicle stolen

Theft – Cypress Mountain

● Snowboard left unsecured & unattended outside mountain lodge stolen

Theft – Cypress Mountain

● Skis left unsecured & unattended outside mountain lodge stolen

FRAUD

Fraud(Romance Scam) – Ambleside

● Resident engaged in dating relationship with person met online who then advised they were travelling overseas for work

● Victim subsequently received emails claiming suspect was injured in a workplace accident and needed money for expenses

● Several transfers made before victim realized a scam was in progress

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